Daily Archives: October 29, 2018

Review: The Origins of Totalitarianism

Originally posted on Bob on Books:
The Origins of  Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1968. Summary: A work tracing the rise of totalitarian governments in the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany to their origins in racism and class…

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Lead us Not into Temptation – Matthew 6:13

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
This line of the Lord’s Prayer does not mean, “Don’t let us be tempted.” but rather “do not let us yield to temptation.” Craig Blomberg draws attention to a similar saying in Mark 14:38, “pray…

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Secular Eschatology; Secular Salvation — The Evangelical Calvinist

Part of the human condition is living in a world wherein teleology is an inescapable reality. What I mean is that in-built into our creatureliness is an innate notion that nature, or creation is heading somewhere; viz. that it has … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Family Doesn’t Bow; Whispers; Jesus the Good Samaritan; Simon’s Bitterness

Here are some items on last Sunday’s church services: A. The key text at the LCMS church service was John 6:34-36. Jesus says there: “Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin. And the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Battle For The Soul Of Capitalism

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
The Battle For The Soul Of Capitalism, by John C. Bogle Those readers who are not aware of the generally corrupt behaviors of many financiers and business executives [1] may think that this title…

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